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News Indonesia: Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupts, unleashes towering ash column

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/19/indonesias-sinabung-volcano-unleashes-towering-ash-column.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,400 feet into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday. There were no fatalities or injuries from the morning ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia Unlikely to Join US-Led-Coalition to Contain China

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/indonesia-unlikely-to-join-us-led-coalition-to-contain-china/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In late January, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis visited Indonesia. His mission was to begin implementing the new U.S. National Defense Strategy, which calls for expanding and transforming Washington’s network of alliances and partnerships in the ...

News Indonesia: Eruption Blasts Summit Off Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Volcano

News channel or source: https://weather.com/news/news/2018-02-21-indonesia-mount-sinabung-volcano-eruption-summit
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Monday's eruption on Indonesia's Mount Sinabung sent a column of ash 3 miles into the air and blasted the top off the mountain. No injuries were reported in one of the strongest blasts since the volcano became active in 2010. A massive eruption of ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/indonesia-mobilizes-combat-health-damaging-forest-fires-53235127
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-damaging haze across much of Southeast Asia. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said Wednesday that emergency alerts in Riau and ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia Quietly Passes Law to Quash Criticism of Politicians

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/indonesia-law-to-quash-criticism-of-politicians/4263867.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

As many Indonesians turn their attention to the potential criminalization of sexual acts between homosexuals and extramarital sex in the nation’s revised criminal code, its house of representatives has quietly passed another controversial but less ...

News Indonesia: Rash of forest fires breaks out in Indonesia

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/rash-forest-fires-breaks-indonesia-084418303.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Pekanbaru (Indonesia) (AFP) - Indonesia was battling a rash of forest fires Wednesday as it raised an alert over the blazes which occur every year and emit choking smog that can envelop neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia. Fires have broken out in four ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia raises aviation warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloud

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-volcano/indonesia-raises-aviation-warnings-after-sumatra-volcano-emits-ash-cloud-idUSKCN1G3193
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday raised flight warnings around the Mount Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island to their highest level after it sent a towering plume of ash more than 7 kilometers (4.4 miles) into the air, its biggest eruption this year.

News Indonesia: U.S. makes final finding biodiesel from Argentina, Indonesia dumped

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/21/reuters-america-u-s-makes-final-finding-biodiesel-from-argentina-indonesia-dumped.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it had made a final finding that biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia had been dumped. It set final dumping duties for Argentine biodiesel at 60.44 percent to 86.41 ...

News Indonesia: Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

News channel or source: https://m.sfgate.com/news/science/article/Volcanic-blast-reshaped-summit-of-Indonesia-s-12626101.php
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash 5 kilometers (3 miles) high also blew away much of the mountain's summit. Before and after images from Indonesia's Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation ...

News Indonesia: New Indonesia Web System Blocks More Than 70,000 'Negative' Sites

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/19/world/asia/19reuters-indonesia-communications.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

JAKARTA — Indonesia has blocked more than 70,000 websites displaying "negative" content such as pornography or extremist ideology in the first month of using a new system to help purge the internet of harmful material, the communications minister told ...